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Northern Gateway pipeline approved with 209 conditions

Laura Payton, CBC News, Jun 17, 2014

Justin Trudeau, Tom Mulcair both pledge to reverse decision if they form government in 2015

The federal government has agreed to let Enbridge build its Northern Gateway pipeline, subject to 209 conditions recommended by the National Energy Board and further talks with aboriginal communities.

Enbridge wants to build the pipeline from Bruderheim, Alta., to Kitimat, B.C.

LNG plants in Kitimat would burn more natural gas than two Vancouvers, report says

The Canadian Press, Globe and Mail, Nov. 21 2013

Victoria — A British Columbia conservation group says proposed liquefied natural gas plants in the Kitimat area will burn up to two-and-a-half times more natural gas than is consumed in Metro Vancouver annually.

David Black wants Ottawa to back $8-billion Kitimat refinery loan

Claudia Cattaneo, Financial Post, October 18 2013

British Columbia newspaper publisher David Black said he plans to ask the federal government to guarantee $8-billion in loans to help finance his proposed $26-billion heavy oil refinery on Canada’s west coast.

Kitimat LNG project’s fate depends on numbers

Dan Healing, Calgary Herald, October 16, 2013

Taxes, contracts to decide sanctioning, says Chevron Canada president

CALGARY — Funding for the Kitimat LNG project is dependent on its ability to beat out other internal ventures as it nears a final investment decision as early as next year, Chevron Canada president Jeff Lehrmann said Wednesday.

One of the Kitimat LNG projects plans to self-generate power for liquefaction plant

Robin Rowland, Northwest Coast Energy News, October 13 2013

At least one of the two large liquified natural gas projects in Kitimat is, at least at this point, planning to self-generate the power required using a gas-fired, steam-driven electrical generation system.

Kitimat/oilsands proposal moving ahead: mogul

Peter James, Prince George Citizen, October 4 2013

David Black is convinced his proposed refinery near Kitimat will be both an economic and environmental winner, but challenges remain about getting bitumen from Alberta to the north coast.

Chevron announces open house on Clio Bay, seeks input from stakeholders

Robin Rowland, Northwest Coast Energy News, 22 Sep 2013

Chevron, the partner with Apache in the KM LNG (also known as Kitimat LNG) project at Bish Cove, said Sunday that the company will hold an open house in Kitimat on the controversial Clio Bay reclamation project.

Council asked to support not dumping clay in Clio Bay

Walter McFarlane, Kitimat Daily, Sep 6 2013

Rick Flegel addressed City Council on Clio Bay on Monday, September 3rd. He asked them for their support in stopping the proposed dumping of clay in Clio Bay. He explained he is a long-time resident.

Kitimat in “horse race” with Australian LNG project Chevron says

Robin Rowland, Northwest Coast Energy News, Aug 5 2013

Kitimat LNG is in a “horse race” with an LNG project in Western Australia–and at this point, according to the Australian media–Kitimat is winning, even though the Australian Gorgon project is much further ahead while the Kitimat LNG project at Bish Cove hasn’t really started.

Chevron on 2014 timeline for Kitimat LNG decision

Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun, August 2, 2013

Final investment hinges on signing partnerships for sales

Chevron to Make Final Kitimat LNG Decision in 2014

Dow Jones Business News,  August 02, 2013

Chevron Corp. (CVX) will make a final investment decision on the Kitimat LNG project in 2014, a company executive said Friday, putting a deadline on a project that has already seen delays.

David Black signs deal with major Chinese bank to help finance Kitimat refinery

Andrew Duffy, Times Colonist, April 19, 2013

Victoria businessman David Black has taken a major step forward in fulfilling his dream of an oil refinery built on B.C.’s west coast after making a deal that could be worth billions of dollars with a major bank in China.

One tale told twice

Government critics beginning to smell a rat over Kitimat oil refinery proposal

Government critics beginning to smell a rat over Kitimat oil refinery proposal

Government critics beginning to smell a rat over Kitimat oil refinery proposal

Michael Smyth, The Province, March 22, 2013

Note: Within hours of this article appearing on the Province's website, it was "disappeared" without explanation. This version was obtained from the Google cache.

While B.C. newspaper publisher David Black pursues his audacious dream of a massive oil refinery on the province’s North Coast, a pre-election political scrap has flared up around the plan.

B.C. LNG – It’s a crowded coast

Peter Tertzakian, The Globe and Mail, Feb. 05 2013

“No one goes there nowadays,” said Yogi Berra. “It’s too crowded.”

Oil and gas industry seeks billion-dollar tax break to lure LNG plants

Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun, February 7, 2013

The Canadian oil and gas industry is asking Ottawa for subsidies that could be worth $2 billion in tax savings to encourage the development of liquefied natural gas plants in British Columbia.

Chevron stands off with LNG buyers over pricing, warns projects at risk

Jeff Lewis, National Post, Feb 1 2013

CALGARY — Chevron Corp. is taking a hard line with Asian utilities and other potential buyers seeking cheaper prices on exports of liquefied natural gas from Canada’s West Coast, warning that unless sales are indexed to oil prices “the projects won’t get built.”

Kitimat LNG closer to reality as Chevron to buy out Encana, EOG

Nathan VanderKlippe, The Globe and Mail, Dec. 24 2012

A struggling natural gas export project on the British Columbia coast is on the cusp of being built after Chevron Corp. agreed to take over as operator of Kitimat LNG.

Apache LNG Plan in Limbo

Ben Lefevre, Wall Street Journal, October 21, 2012

NEB approves BC LNG, second Kitimat LNG project

Robin Rowland, North Coast Energy News, February 2, 2012

The National Energy Board has approved a 20-year-export licence for Kitimat’s second LNG project, known as BC LNG. A NEB news release says:

CFN oppose natural gas power plants for Kitimat LNG projects

Malcolm Baxter, Kitimat Sentinel, December 16, 2011

The Coastal First Nations Great Bear Initiative (CFN) say one of the redeeming features of liquefied natural gas exports is that in China it will be used largely to replace coal, “the greatest emitter of greenhouse gases on the planet.”

Energy and Mines Minister Rich Coleman on Voice of BC

Rich Coleman and Vaughn Palmer, Voice of BC, Oct 27, 2011

Rich Coleman on Voice of BCMinister of Energy, Mines and Housing talks to Vaughn Palmer about an array of interesting topics about electricity, natural gas, shale gas, mining, smart meters, carbon neutrality, deferral accounts, BC's GHG.

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